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When Can Drivers Use a Sudden Emergency Defense to Avoid Liability?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

If you were involved in a car accident and suffered injuries due to another driver’s negligence, you expect that motorist to be held liable for your damages and losses. However, in certain situations, drivers can avoid liability. One of those situations is when a driver uses a “sudden medical emergency” defense. What is this… Read More »

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Employer’s Liability for Work-Related Car Accidents in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

If you are reading our blog, you probably know what happens when you are involved in a car crash in your personal vehicle. But what happens when you get injured in a car accident while working and driving a company vehicle? If you are driving a company car as part of your job duties… Read More »

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How to Seek a Property Damage Claim When a Car Accident Didn’t Result in Injuries?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Most insurance claims after car accidents are made by those who sustained an injury in the crash. When someone is injured by another person or entity because of their negligence, they can file a personal injury claim to seek compensation for their injury. In Florida, you do not even have to prove that the… Read More »

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Traffic Deaths More Common After Shifting to Daylight Saving Time, a Study Suggests

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

A new study suggests that traffic deaths are more common in the U.S. immediately following the shift to Daylight Saving Time. But why does setting our clocks forward one hour cause more fatal traffic accidents in the country? Traffic fatalities are more likely to occur in Florida and across the U.S. after clocks spring… Read More »

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3 Types of Car Accident Injuries That Are More Likely to Be Misdiagnosed

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Being in an auto accident is one of the most stressful and frustrating experiences in any person’s life. However, things can get even worse when your car accident injury is misdiagnosed. There are certain injuries and conditions that are more likely to be misdiagnosed than others. We will list three types of injuries that… Read More »

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Can You Seek Compensation After a Car Accident if You Weren’t Wearing a Seatbelt in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Would you be eligible to seek compensation if you were injured in an auto accident but were not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision? Does the fact that you failed to buckle up prevent you from recovering damages in Florida? Your Failure to Wear a Seatbelt Does NOT Preclude Recovery in… Read More »

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How is Fault Determined in Shoulder of Road Accidents in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Occasionally, a motor vehicle may pull over to the side of the road. Reasons why vehicles stop on the side of the road vary from one case to another. Some may be required to pull over because they were stopped by the police, while others must stop on the roadway or highway shoulder after… Read More »

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6 Warning Signs That Could Indicate Delayed Car Accident Injuries

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Contrary to popular belief, car accident injuries are not always apparent right away. Many symptoms may take days or even weeks to manifest themselves. After a car crash, the human body generates both adrenaline and endorphins, which can reduce the victim’s pain while increasing their energy levels. This can result in delayed injuries following… Read More »

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Is ‘Autopilot’ a Defense to Avoid Drunk Driving Charges in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

As an increasing number of motorists begin to rely on the “Autopilot” system, which can steer the vehicle, change lanes, and adjust speed, among other features, can the use of Autopilot be used as a defense to drunk driving in Florida? In a recent drunk driving accident in Arizona, an impaired car driver confirmed… Read More »

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How You May Be Able to Sue an Aggressive Driver for Road Rage in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Road rage is a serious – and very dangerous – thing problem should not be belittled. Driving itself can be hazardous in Miami and other parts of Florida, but aggressive drivers can make it considerably worse. Road rage incidents are a common occurrence in Miami, which – bizarrely – recently ranked among the best… Read More »

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